The main blog is down because an emergency server migration was required. It’s currently in progress and as soon as the DNS nameserver changes have propagated it should be visible to all again. In the meantime, welcome back to Larvatus… Read More ›
Dear Hollywood: why didn’t you tell me more about Jack Black’s Gulliver’s Travels?
I realise that I’m talking about a movie that was released in order to be in contention for last year’s award season, so you’ve probably just about forgotten it. Nevertheless, I’d like you to consider the fact that I’m a comedy tragic who writes and promotes a lot about comedy elsewhere online, yet until tonight when I flicked past Jack Black’s version of Gulliver’s Travels (December 2010) on my cable TV? I was totally unaware that Billy Connolly, Catherine Tate and Chris O’Dowd were key members of the supporting cast.
Updatoramadrama: nothing to report
I’ve updated to a more recent version of WordPress. A quick look around seems that everything appears to be ticking away as usual, but just to test some of our more rarely used plugins with this new version, I’d like… Read More ›
New Hoyden bylines: napalmnacey and Jennifer
I am pleased to announce that napalmnacey and Jennifer have agreed to join the roster of Hoyden authors, to post as and when they feel so inclined. Welcome! Here, have a cake! Held by David Tennant!
Trying to improve a couple of things, so if something suddenly looks a little odd, just wait a minute and refresh the page and it will probably have been sorted out.
Some weirdnesses are happening, just testing whether I can post. ETA: OK, I can post.
I’ve noticed that we seem to be getting some people registering to comment who do not then go on to actually post a comment. It seems to be a 2-3 registrations like that every week now. If people who have… Read More ›
Having problems commenting on new Hoyden site?
If you can’t successfully register as a commentor or manage to post a comment on the current site for Hoyden About Town, please leave a message here to tell me about it. NB October 2009: this post has been updated… Read More ›
It’s ages since I updated the blogroll. I’m going to make a start on it now by adding some of the blogs belonging to regular posters here, and some that I’ve started reading regularly in the last 6 months (or… Read More ›
Friday Hoydens: hoydens and their blogs
NB: I don’t necessarily read these blogs, but they keep on popping up in my Google Alerts on “hoyden”, so I feel like I should make some sort of net-gesture? Check ’em out. the hoyden: musings from a loudmouth girl… Read More ›